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Amadeus signs up for EC Low Season Tourism initiative

Amadeus signs up for EC Low Season Tourism initiative

27 January 2012 Travel Technology News

Amadeus has announced it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the European Commission to participate in the “Low Season Tourism” initiative aimed at increasing the travel flow between Europe and other territories. The pilot project will be launched with South America and is expected to be extended to other regions in the future.

Airports to ease liquid ban

Airports to ease liquid ban

The European Commission has announced plans to relax the 100ml limit on carrying liquids, with the view to a full lifting of restrictions by 2013. The liquids ban was introduced in August 2006 after terrorists were thwarted from trying to smuggle the liquid ingredient for a bomb onto an aircraft and mixing them during the flight.

KLM reignites airline compensation row

KLM reignites airline compensation row

16 August 2010 Airline News

KLM has reignited the debate about EU airline compensation rules, following its decision to reimburse only 24 hours worth of hotel and meal expenses to passengers caught up in the volcanic ash cloud.

EU set to boost boat travel protection

EU set to boost boat travel protection

8 July 2010 Tourism News

Boat passengers in the European Union are to see their rights enhanced in the event of delay or cancellation to their journey following a decision by the European Parliament. Under the terms of new legislation, traveller rights are to be brought closer to those of aviation passengers.